Updated 31 March 2016

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15 things you didn't know about urine

Did you know that healthy urine is completely sterile and that the ancient Romans used it in toothpaste? And that cat urine glows under black light? Find more fascinating facts about your urine.

How to change your colostomy bag

Some digestive or urinary diseases (Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, bladder cancer) involve removing all or part of the small intestine, colon, rectum, or bladder. In these cases, waste leaves the body via an external ostomy bag. Here's how to change it.

Urinary incontinence after prostate surgery

One of the side effects of prostate surgery could be incontinence, along with impotence. Find out why this happens and what to do.

Our Incontinence Expert is here to answer all your questions!


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